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Environmental Release Report: ROCORE KNOXVILLE
 
 
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  • 2002 Rankings: Major Chemical Releases or Waste Generation at This Facility*
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    *Note: These rankings are based on chemical releases and transfers reported by industrial facilities to the Toxics Release Inventory, and do not take into account major sources of pollution or toxic chemicals that are not covered by TRI.

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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Ranked by Potential Human Health Risks
  • Top Ranked Cancer Risk:no data available
    Top Ranked Noncancer Risk:ZINC COMPOUNDS
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  • 2002 TRI Pollution Releases Sorted by Health Effect*
  • Air Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Water Releases
    (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Suspected Cardiovascular or Blood Toxicants 139,000
    Suspected Immunotoxicants 9,325
    Suspected Respiratory Toxicants 39 9,325
    Suspected Skin or Sense Organ Toxicants 39

    *Note: Some chemicals are associated with more than one health effect, so their release may be counted multiple times in this table. Therefore, it is not appropriate to sum releases sorted by health effect. Total reported releases to air and water are provided in the data summary below.
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  • What We Don't Know About Chemical Safety and Harm
  • Air Releases
    6 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    218 TRI chemicals released to air in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
    Water Releases
    5 TRI chems released to water in the United States lack the risk assessment values required for safety assessment
    172 TRI chemicals released to water in the United States lack the exposure estimates required for safety assessment
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  • TRI Data Summary
  • Environmental Releases, Transfers, and Production-Related Waste (Pounds from TRI sources)
    Year Air Releases Water Releases Land Releases Underground Injection Total Environmental Releases Total Off-Site Transfers Total Production-Related Waste
    1988 58,663 0 0 0 58,663 879 NA
    1989 52,018 0 0 0 52,018 0 NA
    1990 63,615 0 0 0 63,615 0 NA
    1991 44,284 0 0 0 44,284 10,416 309,990
    1992 39,721 75 0 0 39,796 6,474 711,494
    1993 735 80 0 0 815 3,585 717,894
    1994 268 80 0 0 348 5,440 1,246,893
    1995 268 69 0 0 337 5,292 1,001,533
    1996 276 70 0 0 346 6,562 982,214
    1997 154 46 0 0 200 12,314 2,384,371
    1998 129 32 0 0 161 6,443 1,903,873
    1999 121 225,972 0 0 226,093 3,117 908,661
    2000 122 332,033 778 0 332,933 3,679 1,291,663
    2001 44 223,078 0 0 223,122 2,456 818,147
    2002 39 148,325 0 0 148,364 10,000 643,027
    "NA" means that no data are available because "Total-Production Related Waste" was not reported until 1991.
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  • Facility Information
    2002 Facility Name: ROCORE KNOXVILLE
    Mailing Address: 5050 S. NATIONAL DR., KNOXVILLE, TN 37914
    Public Contact: PAUL OSTERBRINK
    Phone: (865) 824-0280
    SIC Code: 34 Fabricated Metal Products
    2002 Parent Company: ROCORE INDS. INC.
    Latitude: 35.94769
    Longitude: -83.83809
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  • Links

    • See EPA Envirofacts report for this facility for information about regulatory compliance, hazardous waste handling processes, Superfund status, and permitted air and water emissions.
    • RTK NET report for this facility, which includes its complete Form R report to EPA's Toxics Release Inventory

    Scorecard's report for KNOX County on:

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